Autism Hub – Summer Walks and Museum Group June to August

The NAS Greenwich Autism Hub is branching out its activities and venues for this summer with walks and outings.

These are hosted by Daniel Smith (right) who runs our Autism Hub and Pub Group. It covers a wide range of History & Nature interests and the opportunity for Photography/filming or simply an enjoyable walk. Carers/parents/friends can be invited to join those who would like to attend. All of it is free, but people must bring their own food or money to buy food for themselves.

Dates are: June 3rd, 10th, July 1st, 15th, 22nd and August 4th (All of them are Sundays)

 

June 3rd London Docklands Museum 10am to 6pm

This trip out will introduce you to the rich local history of southeast London with two special exhibits that cover black history and slavery and another on the history of Sainsbury.

https://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/museum-london-docklands

 

June 10th Mudchute Farm 10am to 6pm

A trip to the city farm on the Isle of Dogs with a history of the farmland

https://www.mudchute.org/

 

July 1st Westminster Bridge to Greenwich 10am to 4 – 6pm

This long walk with opportunity to and learn history of London by passing well known tourist sites but also places not known to tourists! There will be plenty of 10 to 15 min breaks along route and chances for people to access transport links if they need to leave before walk finishes in Greenwich at the Cutty Sark.

 

July 15th Lesnes Abbey (Abbey Wood) to Woolwich Arsenal 10am to 4 – 6pm

This long walk with opportunity to and learn history of southeast London by starting at Lesnes Abbey then a nice walk to Abbey Wood nature reserve and up to riverside and walking along to Woolwich Arsenal. There will be plenty of 10 to 15 min breaks along route and chance for people to access some transport links if they need to leave before the walk finishes in Woolwich Arsenal.

https://visitlesnes.co.uk/

 

July 22nd Oxleas Wood and its History 10am4pm

A walk though woods with key points of history being shown that makes for a very interesting history of the woods from highway men to Victorian pathing and gas lamps to concrete bunkers.

http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/oxleas-wood-walking-route

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oxleas_Wood

 

August 4th Greenwich Village and its History 10am4pm

This is a tour of the village and history covering not only known tourist sites but also history only known to the locals. This tour will finish outside the Pelton Arms.

http://www.visitgreenwich.org.uk/

 

For anyone interested, please get in touch via greenwich@nas.org.uk or the Contact form.